Summer Fun
Wed, 06/29/2016
It’s summer time and the 4th of July is right around the corner. For many, it’s a time to get together with friends and family, go on vacation, watch fireworks, have a cookout, or go to the beach.   This sounds like fun, but for someone with...
Mon, 06/27/2016
The Epilepsy Foundation is pleased to hear positive results of the first randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 3 clinical trial of GW Pharmaceuticals’ investigational medicine Epidiolex® (cannabidiol or CBD) for the treatment of Lennox-...
Young Adults
Wed, 06/22/2016
Some things never change. Children who grow up with seizures go off to school or look for job and are hit with lots of new responsibilities and challenges, all because of their epilepsy. Or a young adult develops seizures for the first time and is...
Depression
Mon, 06/20/2016
About 1 out of 3 people with epilepsy are at risk for a mood disorder such as depression, while this number may rise to 1 out of 2 people with poorly controlled seizures. These conditions (known as “comorbidities”) may be even more debilitating...
Tue, 06/14/2016
Marinus Pharmaceuticals announced that they are stopping development of a new medication called ganaxalone for the treatment of drug resistant focal seizures. The latest study, which was a phase 3 clinical trial conducted in many countries, did not...

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